Tag Archives: mutaah

June 06

RM30 miilion mutaah excessive, should be limited to 100.8 grams of gold

Former wife had already received comforts of a villa, private pool and use of three vehicles after divorce Bank testimonies not authorized, must be expunged Ferrier Hodgson MH valuation report not credible nor final One-third of RM30 million award to be given away to charity by former wife, underscoring ‘mutaah’ was not entirely for her […]

March 30

Court allows Bekir to postpone RM30m mutaah to ex-wife (updated)

The Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court has granted a stay application to Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, who was ordered to pay his former wife Shahnaz A Majid RM30 million as mutaah, pending the decision of the Syariah Court of Appeal. Judge Muhamad Abdul Karim Wahab said the court found it reasonable to grant the stay […]

March 21

Shahnaz cross-appeals on RM30m mutaah, wants RM100m

Shahnaz A Majid today filed a cross-appeal against the Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court decision that ordered her former husband Mahmud Bekir Taib to pay her RM30 million for her mutaah (gift following divorce) claim. The notice of cross-appeal application was filed before the registrar of the Syariah High Court, just after today’s proceeding where […]

March 16

Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib granted stay in RM30 million ‘Mutaah’ payment to former wife

Lawyers Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar and Saadiah Din acting for Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today successfully obtained a stay on the order of the RM30 million ‘mutaah’ (conciliatory gift) granted to his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid by the Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court last week. Registrar Nor Faiz […]

March 10

Shariah High Court rules RM100 million ‘mutaah’ excessive, reduces claim to RM30 million

The multi million Ringgit ‘mutaah’ claim filed by the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib was today reduced to RM30 million after taking into consideration that the original application for RM100 million was excessive. Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court Judge Muhamad Abdul Karim Wahab ruled that former wife Shahnaz […]

November 17

Valuation report fails to observe prescribed standards, say lawyers for Mahmud in RM100 million ‘mutaah’ claim

Aim of ‘Mutaah” fulfilled as former wife provided with a bungalow, allowances and fleet of vehicles to begin a new life Valuation reports by independent advisor Ferrier Hodgson MH not credible Failed to observe Malaysian Valuation Standards RM1 billion assets exaggerated and unsubstantiated Off shore accounts claimed were forgeries, no evidence tendered in court RM100 […]

August 27

Ninety per cent of my shares pledged with banks for loans, says Mahmud

Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib today demolished claims by his former wife Shahnaz Abdul Majid that he is a billionaire beyond mega proportions when he testified that 90 per cent of his shares in Cahya Mata Sarawak representing an 11 per cent stake in the shareholding, have been pledged with banks […]

August 18

Mutaah claim grossly exaggerated, Mahmud says

Statements purporting to show he had 111 bank accounts worldwide were the work of convicted forgers, Shariah court told. Sarawakian entrepreneur Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib expressed regret that his divorce maintenance hearing had evolved into an international politically motivated conspiracy against him and his family, and in particular his father Governor of Sarawak Abdul Taib […]

April 27

Politically motivated conspiracy had evolved from his divorce maintenance hearings

The Sarawak Governor’s son, businessman Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, today denied a string of accusations by his former wife’s lawyers, including the allegation that there were many women in his life. Testifiying in the Syariah High Court here in the “mutaah” (conciliatory gift) suit brought by Shahnaz Abdul Majid, he also denied that his father, […]

February 10

Syariah Court ‘losing patience’ in Shahnaz case

It appears the Kuala Lumpur Syariah Court is losing patience in the Shahnaz Abdul Majid case where she is claiming RM100 million in muta’ah (conciliatory gift) from Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib, the son of Sarawak Governor of Abdul Taib Mahmud. This is due to postponements, the latest being today. A statement issued by Abu Bekir’s […]